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New York Times Correction of the Week

Ohanian Comment: The New York Times often makes corrections on whopper errors made in sports coverage. Alas, the same can't be said for their assertions about education.


A picture on Thursday with the continuation of an obituary about Yogi Berra, the Hall of Fame Yankees catcher, was published in error. It showed Jackie Robinson of the Brooklyn Dodgers being called out at home after a tag by New York Giants catcher Ray Katt on a failed squeeze bunt attempt by Clem Labine on May 13, 1956. It did not show RobinsonĂ¢€™s famous steal of home against Berra and the Yankees in Game 1 of the 1955 World Series.--Sept. 25, 2015


The Sports of The Times column on Friday, about reasons that Whitey Ford should be considered the greatest living Yankee now that Yogi Berra has died, misstated, in some copies, the number of World Series games in which Berra played. It is 75, not 41. (Berra scored 41 runs in World Series games.)--Sept. 26, 2015

The Sports of The Times column on Tuesday, about Yogi Berra, misidentified the team against which the Yankees' David Cone pitched his perfect game in 1999. It was Montreal, not Minnesota. --Dec. 7, 2000

— staff
New York Times





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